Anderson Cooper, Nate Silver, Tim Cook Top Out's 2013 Power List

The Wrap

Apple CEO Tim Cook is still the number one most powerful member of the gay community, according to Out magazine's seventh annual "Power 50" list released on Wednesday.

The publication credits Steve Jobs' successor, who ranked number one in 2012, with successfully guiding the tech company through significant upgrades on all of the company's product lines. Under his leadership, the brand's market share increased a whopping 20 percent in the United States.

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Daytime talk show queen Ellen DeGeneres once again follows in second place, with Anderson Cooper moving up from sixth to fifth place and newcomer Nate Silver -- the famed New York Times statistician who predicted the 2012 Presidential Election with 100 percent accuracy -- entering the gay and lesbian power ranking in sixth place.

"Glee" creator Ryan Murphy and MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow each moved up one slot from 2012's list, being placed third and fourth, respectively.

Frank Ocean, the R&B star who admitted he once had a romantic relationship with a man last year, landed the number 10 slot, while the first openly gay U.S. senator, Tammy Baldwin, followed at number nine.

Read Out's entire "Power 50" list here.

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